Match Types

  • When You Need To Have The Right Words Use Phrase Match

    … October 27, 2016 In early 2014, I wrote a post at a previous agency that outlined the proper way of breaking out match types that I had started to implement with some fellow colleagues once enhanced campaigns came out the prior year. After the initial creation of these campaign types, I continued to optimize and create a larger strategy around…

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  • Why Your PPC Keywords Aren’t What You Think They Are

    … will use the example of an AdWords campaign for a company that provides PPC services to demonstrate how to go through the process. In this example you bid on the keyword CPC Agency in broad match, believing that a user had to type in that phrase to trigger your ad. We will use the search query reports to: Find the actual search queries users type. Add…

    Adam Lundquist/ PPC Heroin Paid Search Google- 5 readers -
  • PPC – The Ultimate Guide to Pay-Per-Click Marketing

    … The Basics of PPC PPC (pay-per-click) marketing is a form of online advertising in which advertisers accrue costs when users click their ads. Advertisers bid on keywords and audience types, which a search engine matches to user search queries and predefined lists, and then displays ads. PPC is used for all types of campaign goals, including…

    Matt Umbro/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 25 readers -
  • The Argument For Match Type Segmentation

    … There have been many debates recently in our agency and here on PPC Hero over match type segmentation. It's not surprising that people get heated when hearing that their way isn't best. I suggest that every Account Manager should do what they feel works best, but there are many factors to consider when deciding the best option. There is often…

    Amanda West Bookwalter/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 16 readers -
  • 5 Strategies For Dealing With Restricted PPC Budgets

    … to ensure you're spending your full budget during those prime hours. Segment Match Type At The Campaign Level There's been a lot of chatter lately about match type segmentation on Eric's recent blog post, and I wrote a post on the subject a few months back. No matter your feelings on ad group level match type segmentation or even just match type…

    Amanda West Bookwalter/ PPC Hero- 9 readers -
  • What Is A Good Click Through Rate (CTR)?

    … - This factor combines the complete search experience from query to landing page. Instead of listing them individually, I include bid, keyword match type, negative keywords/audiences, quality score, and ad copy as part of the overall relevance factor. All of these items need to work together in order to yield a higher CTR. Ad Rank - Even with high…

    Matt Umbro/ PPC Heroin Paid Search- 34 readers -
  • Talk Is Cheap, But Long Tail Keywords Are Not – The Power of Seeds

    … blogs have missed an important aspect. The problem is that your long tail keywords are not only in competition with the exact series of words you are bidding on. While it would seem unlikely that competitors would target your exact long tail keyword - they actually don't need to. With the advent of broad match modifier, it's easy for your…

    Adam Lundquist/ PPC Hero- 7 readers -